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authorized soon so that we can start construction. but as a kid in the 50's in newark, new jersey, i was, shall we say, a little fey, a little high strung, my mother used to say. i guess like a moth to the flame attracted all kinds of undesirable attention including from some of the teachers. we had a football/history teacher who just loved tormenting me, surrounding me with other members of the football team, some who i got to know a little better later, if you understand my drift. the point was there was no place to go. you felt so shamed when you were being bullied or when you were being exposed. i didn't want to talk to my parents, they were hard-working, i didn't want to burden them with that so i kept it inside for a very long time. there's a book out about keeping things inside like your orientation or whatever and they say that when you have ghost wounds. you don't see anything but they are there from that kind of experience. so when i got to a place where i could actually do some kind of beneficial act around this issue of bullying, i listened closely to many of the horror
pledged $100 million to help the newark, new jersey, public schools. generous with all his money. always good to see. >>> escalators take people up. but it's a crane that takes an escalator up. these are pictures of one being hoisted to the top floors of the new one world trade center, more than 100 stories above new york. the escalator is actually heading right for the photographer, who must have no fear of heights. look at that. >> that is an impressive job. an impressive picture. braver than i am. >>> when we come back this morning, bank robbers on the run after a daring escape using bedsheets. >>> plus, the incredible collision of a mudslide and a freight train. i have what science calls the nightly stuffy nose thing. i can't breathe, so i can't sleep. and the next day i pay for it. i tried decongestants... i tossed and turned... i even vaporized. and then i fought back with drug-free breathe right. these nasal strips instantly open my nose, like a breath of fresh air. i was breathing and sleeping better. [ female announcer ] exercise your right to breathe right. get two free strips
of stock to schools in newark, new jersey. >>> instagram is backing down from a controversial policy change that would have allowed your photos to be sold to advertisers, without you getting money from it. the move came too little and too late to stave off a public relations nightmare. >> reporter: word spread quickly among instagram use there's a proposed change would let their personal photos be sold for use by advertisers. >> i wouldn't want my pictures sold without my knowledge. >> i'm not going to take pictures. >> reporter: the foundation said the risk would be big users would give up all rights to keep photos private. >> few restrictions in terms of how advertisers could use your photos. >> reporter: they could show up in a tv commercial? >> tv commercial, next to content around the web. >> reporter: suggested maybe it is not the photos they want. >> they want the data attached to the photos, whether it is your location, certain key words. >> reporter: that would be for advertisers to better target you now it is owned by facebook, instagram has to make money. >> facebook users revolt
't -- zuckerburg has already donated to the middle school system in newark, new jersey. >>> and ubs has agreed to settle over its role in the libor scandal. so can the swiss bank now finally rehabilitate its image and its business? analysis when we come back. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> you are watching "worldwide exchange." these are your headlines -- republicans offer a backup plan to avoid the fiscal cliff as washington races to seal a deal before christmas. >>> ubs agrees to fork over a $1.5 billion fine over libor fraud. >>> japan's nikkei tops 10,000 for the first time since april on hope for more monetary easing. >>> and it's going to be one of the most c
from newark, new jersey on the democratic line. good morning. caller: good morning. thank you, c-span. this is my question. i have been working with washington, d.c., like paul ryan and other people as well on this 20% of taxes on companies in the u.s. ge does not pay 20% eberle, and it was our fault -- does not pay 20% at all, and indeed as ge and a number of other companies. if everyone pays 20%, it would solve this problem. it would solve a lot of other problems as well. in my neighborhood, there are maybe 1000 day workers. they're not getting paid minimum wage. if they got paid minimum wage and they paid 20% stake and federer out of their checks, then they go -- and they paid 20% out of their paychecks, then they would solve a lot of problems. host: do either of these pieces getting to tax incentives to go offshore and then come back? guest: not in detail, but it is an interesting question. there are a lot of people in the business sector who will tell you about -- that people are coming to see that there are many advantages to bringing jobs back into the u.s. one of the conc
worried for many reasons, but one that really stood out for me was a dad from newark, delaware, whose own child is struggling with mental illness and who is working hard to try and find the resources to ensure appropriate care so that someday he isn't watching with horror on the television as the tragic actions of his child unfold. we think of the story shared online of the mother in idaho terrified that her own son has the capacity to kill some day. and yet, without the ability to give him the intensive medical care, treatment and intervention she believes he needs. across this country, mental health care is a growing challenge for us, between 2009 and 2011, states cut more than $2 billion from community mental health services. two-thirds of states have significantly slashed funding in these difficult economic times leaving parents seeking help for their mentally ill children often with nowhere to turn. mr. president, we must do better for all these parents, the parents who lost their children at sandy hook elementary, the parents who lost their children who were teachers and faculty, th
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